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A Guide to Teaching Children Important Communication Skills

Communication skills, which Boys Town denotes as social skills, are often taken for granted as adults. Things such as how to follow instructions, how to listen and how to disagree appropriately are (hopefully) second nature to us. For kids, however, these important skills need to be taught and modeled by parents, and most of them are built upon clear communication.

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Dr. Patrick C. Friman received his Ph.D. from the University of Kansas. He is the current Vice President of Outpatient Behavioral Health Services and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Nebraska School of Medicine. Learn more about Pat.

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